Happy Meal box as a gingerbread house with two Elf Mates on a yellow shelf and a snowy, blue background.

The Elves have taken over the Happy Meal® box!

The Elves have turned the Happy Meal® box into their Christmas house!

Three Elf Mates and Elf Pets toys on a yellow shelf and a snowy, blue background

Which Elf on the Shelf toy will your child find?

Your little one can open up a world of fun this Christmas with 10 exclusive Scout Elves, Elf Pets and Elf Mates. Now with a loop so you can hang them on your Christmas tree!

Two ‘Merry Christmas!’ Elf Mates books on a yellow shelf and a snowy, blue background.

Merry Christmas! Books

Your child can read all about the Christmas adventures of The Elf on the Shelf® and Elf Pets with our books!

A template to write a letter to Santa with an Elf sitting on the side.

There’s even more fun in-store on the Happy Meal app!

The Happy Meal app is jam-packed with exciting games and activities to help your little one spark their creativity.

Various baubles, scout elves, presents and reindeers

Festive Counting

How many baubles, Scout Elves, presents and reindeers can your child find?

A template to write a letter to Santa with an Elf sitting on the side.

Letter to Santa

Your child can write their own letter to Santa!

Creative Play

From fireworks painting to leaf rubbings, there are plenty of activities to keep your little one entertained this Autumn!

Happy Readers

Enjoy some relaxing time together with our exciting selection of downloadable eBooks. Stay tuned for even more reading content.

Fun Football

We’ve teamed up with Erin Cuthbert, Chris Gunter and Jack Rutter to help keep your kids active and improve their football skills. From beginner to advanced, there are fun football challenges for everyone.

Good to Know

Take a look at everything we’re doing to improve our Happy Meal®!


McDonald’s Happy Meal® Service Messages


The Buxton® 250ml bottled water or the Nestle® PureLife® Spring Water (Still) 250ml bottled water advertised as a choice of drink included with each Happy Meal applies to England, Wales and Scotland.

End date

The current scheduled end date in restaurants (subject to availability in each) for Elf on the Shelf Happy Meal is 20th of December 2022. 

If McDonald’s has had to make unscheduled changes for restaurants in the UK in relation to Happy Meal campaign dates, serving hours, menu items or services in response to external adverse events, these are set out below.

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